Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius Found Dead - Noise11.com
Don Cornelius Soul Train

Don Cornelius Soul Train

Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius Found Dead

by Paul Cashmere on February 2, 2012

in News,Noise Pro

Don Cornelius, the creator of the Soul Train music TV show, has been found dead at his home in Sherman Oaks.

Don Cornelius Soul Train

Don Cornelius Soul Train

Cornelius is said to have taken his own life by gun-shot. He was pronounced dead at a near-by hospital. Police investigations have found no sign of foul play.

Don Cornelius was the man behind Soul Train, the must view, must play soul music show that featured the music of great soul acts like Earth, Wind & Fire, Aretha Franklin, Prince, David Bowie, Hall & Oates and Destiny’s Child.

The show ran on American television between October 1971 until March 2006. Cornelius hosted the show until 1993. And then served as Executive Producer.

Celebrities are tweeting about the loss of Cornelius.

@Diane Warren “There is a little less soul in the world today :o( But a little more in Heaven…thnx for the music DC”

@iamdiddy: Love Peace and Soul – RIP Don Cornelius

@NICKIMINAJ: R.I.P. Mr. Cornelius

@rihanna R.I.P Don C

@nilerodgers: Don Cornelius RIP – The 1st time I played Soul Train it changed my life! Thank you for creating a funkier more informed world

@icecube: Rest in Peace, Love & Soul…Don Cornelius

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